Donnie Howard and Nautically Challenged is an acoustic act performing a variety of music with a laid back beach feel. Available as a solo, duo, or 4 piece acoustic band with steel drums, we can provide a setup to fit the occasion. Specializing in the music of Jimmy Buffett, we also perform a mix of reggae, modern and classic country, classic rock, oldies, and more. We focus on fun, upbeat songs that the crowd can easily recognize and want to sing along to.
Donnie began performing as a solo act in early 2009, and has played venues across North Carolina. Over the past several years, the project has evolved into a 4 piece acoustic band. Available for private parties, corporate events, bar/club shows, weddings, and more.
Clients have included Carolina Mudcats Baseball Club, Wakefield Plantation Country Club, North Carolina State University, High Point University, Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, DR Horton, Parrot Heads of North Carolina, Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Sales Pro Connect, Bedford at Falls River, Amberly Residence Club, Harrington Grove HOA, NC Masonry Contractor's Association
What People Are Saying:
-"I want to thank you for the wonderful job you did performing at (the) graduation party. It worked out perfectly and I've heard from so many people who thoroughly enjoyed your music." -Julie
"Thank you for the awesome performance, and if we have any event that is similar to this y'all will be the first band we contact." - Alex
-"Thanks so much - they loved you guys" - Kimberly
-"Thank you so much for an amazing day of music! Everyone loved the music and wanted your card, I hope you will be available the next time I have a party. You were awesome!" -Heather
-"The boy can sing" -Gary